“Gumboots” and Gumption Clarinetist Todd Palmer is front and center in a remarkable new Clarinet Quintet, performed onstage at the Dock Street Theatre. Written by David Bruce and commissioned by Carnegie Hall, the performance features Palmer’s amazing virtuosity.
DAVID BRUCE: Clarinet Quintet “Gumboots” Todd Palmer, clarinet St. Lawrence String Quartet
Nuttall Remarks: “Gulliver Suite”
Gulliver’s Travels A witty Telemann suite inspired by Jonathan Swift’s classic and played by husband and wife violinists.
Teen Spirit Ernst von Dohnanyi wrote his Piano Quintet when he was only 18-years-old. At that time he was still in Vienna, but he eventually made his way to the United States and spent a number of years at Florida State University in Tallahassee.
Vuillaume’s Finale Emmanuel Villaume, Spoleto Music Director for Opera and Orchestra for 10 years, is stepping down after this season. His last performance conducting the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra was Sunday, June 6 at Galliard Auditorium, Charleston in an emotional Mozart’s “Haffner” Symphony.
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D, K. 385 “Haffner” Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra, Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
Vuillaume’s Finale, part 2 Performed June 6, 2010, Galliard Auditorium, Charleston
MASCAGNI: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra, Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
Fantastic Schumann For Schumann’s 200th birth anniversary on June 8, 2010. The Fantasy Pieces are usually played by clarinet/piano or cello/piano. This version features french horn.
Westminster Choir One of the marvelous events so far at Spoleto has been a Westminster Choir concert Saturday, June 5th at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul called “Flower of Beauty.” The Westminster Choir is the resident choir of Spoleto
LAURIDSEN: O Magnum Mysterium TRAD., arr. ARGENTO: So I’ll Sing with My Voice TRAD., arr. JAMES ERB: Shenandoah Westminster Choir, Cathedral Church of St. Luke & St. Paul